Re: backup radius server

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 16:05:15 -0800

Keith Willis wrote:
> Max is really funny about the way it handles backup servers, so beware.
> According to Ascend, it will only try to send radius packets to a secondary
> after it loses contact with the primary. And then it will only restore the
> connection to the primary after the secondary is taken off-line.
> So basically, kill your primary for the secondary to take effect....HTH :-)

The max doesn't see them as primary, secondary, etc. It sees them as
a "pool" of servers. It uses one SOLEY until that one stops responding,
then moves on in a round robin fashion.

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